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To change the currency of New Jersey, Penasylvania, Delaware, and Maryland to federal money.
Case I. If the given sum be pounds only, multiply by 8, and divide by 3, for dollars ; if any remains, consider it as a decimal, and divide for cents and mills; or, to the product by 8, annex two ciphers, if you would have the cents, three if you would have the mills, and divide by 3.
CASE II. If pounds and shillings; or pounds, shillings, and pence; or shillings and pence; or pence only are given : reduce the whole to pence, divide these pence by 9, and add the quotient to the pence; the sum will be cents ; if any remains after dividing the pence by 9, it will be so many mills, and decimals of a mill over.
Case III. If there are farthings in the given sum, aster reducing it to pence, annex the farthings in decimal parts of a penny : thus' will be ,25 ; 1,5; 4,75 of a penny.
Nore. If for the farthings you annex ,5, the answer will be in mills ; if you annex ,25, or ,75, it will be mills, and decimals of a mill.
EXAMPLES. 1. In £333, how many dollars ?
Ans. $888 Ans.
3. Change £526 9 7 to dollars
$1403,94,7,2 Ans. 4. Change 7 d. to cents.
cents.. 8,3,3. Ans. 5. Change £600. to. dollars.
Ans. $1600. 6. In £930 7 6, how many dollars ? Ans. $2481. 7. In 1136 7 9}, how many dollars, &c?
Ans. $3030,37,5. To change federal money to the currency of New Jersey, Pernsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland.
CASE I. If dollars only are given, multiply by 3, and divide the product by 8 for pounds ; if any remains, multiply it by 20, and divide the product by 8, for shillings; if there be any then remaining, multiply it by 12, and divide by 8 for pence ; if there is still a remainder, multiply it by 4, and divide by 8 for farthings.
CASE II. If the given sum be dollars and cents, divide them by 10, and subtract the quotient, the remainder is, pence'; if any remain after dividing by 10, it will be decimáls of a penny ¿ which, if multiplied by 4, and the same number of decimals pointed off, gives farthings, if any be at the left of the point.
CASE III. If dollars,, cents and mills, or cents and mills or mills only are given.
Subtract a tenth (as in Case II.) of the whole in mills, from it ; if the remainder is mills only, they are decimals of a penny to be multiplied by Ax &c. ås. in Case II. for farthings; but, if there areçts; tkey are so many pençe.
£666 17 18 Ans. 3. Change 81403,72,4 to pounds.
£ 526 79 986 Ans. 4. In 8 cents, 3 mills, how much New Jersey, &c. currency? 8,3
Ans. 6600. 6. Change $2481 to pounds, &c. Ans. £930 7 6. 3:17. Change dols: 3030,37,5, to pounds, &c.
Ans. £1136 7 94 To change the currency of South Carolina, and Georgia, to Federal money.
CASE I. If the given sum be pounds only, multiply by. 30, and divide the product by 7 før dollars ; if any l'emain, annex to it two ciphers, if you would have
cents only, but three, if you would have mills also"; and divide them by 7, for cents and mills.
Case II. If the given sum be pounds and shillings, or pounds, shillings, and pence, or shillings and pencer or pence only.
Reduce the whole to pence, and divide by 56, for cents : if any remains, annex a cipher, and divide it by 56 for mills.
CASE III. If there are farthings in any given sum after reducing it to pence, instead of annexing two ciphers for 4, annex ,25, for 1, ,50, for *, ,75 ; and then proceed as in Case II.
Ans. dols. 4011,42,8+